Thank you to the following sponsors for making
My Hometown Fest 2022 possible!

Major Sponsors

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Sunset Automotive Group

The Sunset Automotive Group has 14 full service dealerships representing 17 different manufacturers in Sarasota, Venice and Bradenton. We also offer 4 conveniently located body shops so we are able to meet each of our customer’s needs in a one stop shop approach. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Visit Sunset Automotive Group online to learn more.


MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Plants of Ruskin has been an agri-business leader in the state of Florida for nearly 100 years and is in its fourth generation in the agriculture community. AltMed Enterprises, also a Florida company, brings pharmaceutical industry precision to the production and distribution of medical cannabis products under the MÜV™ brand. The MÜV Brand is driven by research and development and has received national and international interest for it quality, consistency and safety. Learn more at MÜV Medical Cannabis Dispensary.

Friends of Sertoma Sponsors

Hancock Whitney Bank

More than a century ago, our founders saw the need for a bank built to last – an institution anchored in values, reinforced with resilience, and focused on opportunity. To realize their vision, they forged business foundations from the character and community that distinguish the Gulf South. Today, we carry on that remarkable legacy as one of America’s strongest, safest banks serving one of the nation’s most vibrant corridors. Learn more by visiting Hancock Whitney Bank online.

Arbor Illuminations

Arbor Illuminations are Southwest Florida’s premier landscape lighting professionals. Our design process is focused on customer satisfaction throughout the entire experience. Arbor Illuminations works with a wide range of budgets to design the perfect system for each individual property. Our landscape lighting system installation is second to none, going to extensive measures to ensure the longevity and integrity of the lighting system. Visit us online at

SRQ Botanicals

SRQ Botanicals is Sarasota’s leader in quality hemp CBD products. We offer a complete line of USA-sourced hemp CBD tinctures, CBD oils and CBD edibles, including CBD gel caps and gummies, in addition to an array of luxurious, soothing CBD hair care and body lotions.  For your four-legged friends we have premium CBD pet treats and other CBD pet products. Whether visiting our Sarasota store or shopping online, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the right CBD products to meet your needs. Visit to learn more.

Willis Smith Construction

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. is a privately held construction management firm based in Sarasota providing expert commercial builder services. We have been providing quality construction services in Southwest Florida since 1972. Our full-service capabilities are customized to meet each owner’s specific project needs at all phases of the assignment. Learn more by visiting Willis Smith Construction online.

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Gulfside Wealth

Gulfside Wealth is a comprehensive wealth management and planning service committed to helping our clients improve their long-term success and pursue financial freedom. We specialize in Wealth Planning & Investment Services, Retirement Income & Distribution Planning, Family Wealth Planning, Educational Events & Communication, and offer personalized attention for each of our clients. Visit Gulfside Wealth online.

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Welcome to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The staff at SRQ is continuously trying to find ways to improve the customer experience, whether traveling to and from, or just visiting the airport. Learn more about SRQ International Airport by visiting us online.

Beer Sponsors

Sweetwater Brewing Company

SweetWater brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers. What would you expect from a couple of boys with more of a hankering for beers than for books. Remember, don’t float the mainstream as we all find our path in life, and drink ‘em if you got ‘em. Visit Sweetwater Brewing online.

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Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing sells and markets all brands produced by Anheuser-Busch, Modelo/Corona, and many Import and Craft beers in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The company employs about 160 sales, service and support associates and runs 40 trucks per day. It’s also involved in over 600 local charitable events every year. Visit Gold Coast Eagle Distributing online.

Media Partners

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune was founded in 1925. Today, 90 years later, our company has transformed from a newspaper to a diversified media company known as the Herald-Tribune Media Group. The HTMG’s mission is to be the most trusted and valued source of news and information in the market we serve. Visit the Sarasota Herald-Tribune online.

WSLR Community Radio

Formed in 2004 to govern the operation of a 100 watt low-power, non-commercial community radio station, WSLR 96.5 began broadcasting August 2005 thanks to the hard work of a small group of dedicated volunteers. WSLR’s programming promotes peace, social and economic justice, democracy and sustainability and presents voices often neglected by the mainstream. We embrace diversity and freedom of expression. Community events also serve as a public extension of our programming and mission. Through the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, we produce over 60 live concerts a year, host over 35 educational events, and provide low-cost space to like-minded non-profit organizations. Learn more about the history of WSLR and Fogartyville here.

Marketing Partners

Brand Underground Marketing & Communications

Your business has a story to tell, but you are struggling to get it out there. Maybe you don’t have the time or resources to do it on your own. Or maybe you just need a fresh new perspective. Brand Underground can help. We specialize in marketing, brand building, public relations, advertising, logo design, websites and other services for both nonprofit and for-profit businesses, with a special interest in human services, education, sports, and travel. Learn more by visiting Brand Underground online.

Strauser Marketing

For the past 25 years, Strauser Marketing has helped businesses create their brand presence, marketing culture, and achieve their business goals. Our process is designed to empower your business with innovative marketing that works best for your needs. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and profit. Learn more about Strauser Marketing online.

InterMedia Productions

InterMedia Productions provides video production, creative services, and web applications for corporations and small businesses. Since our beginning in 1986, we have evolved in response to changing market trends, emerging broadcast technologies, and above all, the needs and desires of our customers. During that time, InterMedia Production’s footprint has grown to encompass full-service production studios at our headquarters in Sarasota, FL, and an international list of corporate clients. While InterMedia Production’s capabilities are diverse, everything we do focuses on creating projects that are informative, entertaining, and seamlessly produced. Learn more here.